1/27/2016

Three People Injured In Crash On Westlink

Three people are receiving hospital treatment following a six-vehicle collision on the Westlink in Belfast.

The crash, which involved two lorries and four other vehicles, occurred at around 4am on Wednesday.

The Westlink was closed , however the vehicles have been removed and it has been reopened.
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Motorists faced major traffic delays as result of the collision.

Traffic is heavy on the M2 and motorists on the M3 and Sydenham bypass also faced major delays.

(CD)


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